We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Open today: 00:01 - 23:59

Cape Town Free Walking Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (395)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“historic tour”(86 reviews)
“bo kaap”(322 reviews)
“great tour”(75 reviews)
Free Cape Town Walking Tour! 11am, 2pm &16:20 EVERY DAY from Motherland Coffee Company in Mandela Rhodes Place (St Georges Mall close to St Georges Cathedral). At 11 you can join our historical tour or our Apartheid to Freedom Tour. At 2 you can...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 00:01 - 23:59
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Motherland Coffee Company, Mandela Rhodes Place, St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 636 9007
Reviews (1 280)
Filter reviews
1 107 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews historic tour bo kaap great tour personal stories free tour afternoon tour green market square town's history your bearings great introduction greenmarket square south african history his knowledge these guys mother city table mountain ken
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1 107 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

Ken did a great job with the history tour this morning. We learned about the city and the history of Cape Town from the early days to the establishment of democracy in South Africa. We will be back tomorrow for another tour. Thanks Ken!

Thank Ori_S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an excellent intro to Cape Town. Our guide ‘G’ was super fun with excellent knowledge. Highly recommend.

1  Thank SeanKennaway
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super friendly, informative, great experience. A Must do in Cape town! We went through the history of the city and got to understand what makes cape town so special!

Thank Raquel C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cannot say enough good things about the guides from the Cape Town Free Walking Tours. Gervais was my guide on the historic tour, and he was entertaining, engaging and absoluately top-of-the-charts in every way! Kept everyone's interest from start to finish, would have easily paid...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cape Town Free Walking Tours offers three different tours: Historic Cape Town, Bo Kaap, and Apartheid to Freedom. Each lasts 90-100 minutes, and you pay your guide what you wish at the end -- we did R200/adult. Some of our group of six did each...More

Thank Marie400nl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did The Historic Tour , Bo Kaap and the Apartheid to Freedom Tours. Our guides were Ken, Matthew and Glen. The three of them were excellent, interesting and passionate about their city / country and its history. They were very informative and expanded our...More

Thank Soula50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliantly- our guide was so passionate interesting and knowledgable. 2 nd tour I’ve done - both well worth it - they rely on your donations- don’t be mean !!!!

Thank out_out0201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did all the 3 tours because these guys were so great. We had Gervas for the Bo-Kaap tour and Matthew took us for the historical and the apartheid tours. These guys have so much enthusiasm and love for their country, they are engaging, funny...More

1  Thank xiaoxiao90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off our guide, Lizzy, was great! She warned us first about Cape Town's capable pickpockets, very wise. However, having taken many free tours around the world this one could use a little spice and a few less people (perhaps more guides). All that said...More

Thank karilynnequin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a tour of the Bo Kaap with Ken. He was excellent and is a real credit to the team. Very knowledgeable about the area and gave us some real insights that we would never have had if we had ventured there on our...More

1  Thank RobCooper4864
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 114 nearby hotels
Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel
1 160 reviews
.04 km away
Taj Cape Town
2 054 reviews
.05 km away
Holiday Inn Express Cape Town City Centre
923 reviews
.06 km away
Adderley Hotel
251 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1 292 nearby restaurants
Bombay Brasserie
477 reviews
.06 km away
The Food Lover's Market
106 reviews
.09 km away
Doppio Zero Cape Town CBD
433 reviews
.04 km away
483 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 876 nearby attractions
Stobers Tours - Day Tours
11 reviews
.15 km away
St. George's Cathedral
257 reviews
.04 km away
Iziko Slave Lodge
351 reviews
.08 km away
Greenmarket Square
1 189 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
8 November 2018|
Response from ClaraRSA | Reviewed this property |
You can park in any of the streets close by, or in the Mandela Rhodes parking in Burg Street 😉
Ramona M
25 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from imcclenaughan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delayed answer. I am afraid I do not have a link
22 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from IndianTiger9 | Reviewed this property |
Tours are about 2 to 2 1/2 hours long. You can just turn up on the day and put your name down 30 minutes or so beforehand.